Bread and Circuses: A Study of Federal Theatre

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APPENDIX
REPRESENTATIVE PRODUCTIONS OF FEDERAL THEATRE

From a national survey not yet completed


CALIFORNIA

LOS ANGELES
Beaux Arts Theatre
Le Berceau -- Brieux (in French) Dec. 17, 1936 - Dec. 20, 1936
Redemption -- Tolstoy (in Yiddish) Dec. 24, 1936 - Jan. 3, 1937
God of Vengeance -- Asch (in Yiddish) Jan. 7, 1937 - Jan. 10, 1937
Trois Bons Amis -- Brieux (in French) Jan. 14, 1937 - Jan. 17, 1937
For Business Reasons -- Gottesfeld (in Yiddish)
Jan. 21, 1937 - Jan. 24, 1937
Relatives -- Gottesfeld (in Yiddish) Feb. 2, 1937 - Feb. 7, 1937
Les Innocentes -- Hellman (in French) Feb. 11, 1937 - Fed. 14, 1937
Hansel and Gretel -- (for children) Feb. 18, 1937 - Mar. 28, 1937
Crock of Gold -- Stephens (marionettes) April 1, 1937 - April 4, 1937
Captain Kidd -- (marionettes) April 3, 1937 - April 11, 1937
Petrouchka -- (marionettes) April 9, 1937 - April 11, 1937
Uncle Tom's Cabin -- Stowe (marionettes)
April 15, 1937 - April 25, 1937
Vaudeville April 19, 1937 - April 28, 1937
Bovard Auditorium
Knight of the Burning Pestle -- Beaumont & Fletcher Jan. 23, 1936 - Jan. 26, 1936
School for Wives -- Molière Feb. 27, 1936 - Feb. 29, 1936
Twelfth Night -- Shakespeare Mar. 26, 1936 - Mar. 27, 1937
Mary Stuart -- Schiller April 4, 1936 - May 1, 1936
Enemy of the People -- Ibsen May 28, 1936 - May 29, 1936
Experimental Theatre
Miracle at Verdun -- Chlumberg July 24, 1936 - Sept. 13, 1936
Figueroa Playhouse
For Business Reasons -- Gottesfeld (in Yiddish)
April 25, 1936 - May 3, 1936

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  • Title Page *
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  • I. Uncle Sam Presents 3
  • Ii. Singing for Supper 10
  • Iii. Behind the Scenes 24
  • Iv. Curtains Rising 39
  • V. Down in Front 53
  • Vii. Thumbs Down 94
  • Viii. Merely Players 106
  • Ix. They Don't like It 121
  • X. Aims and Trends 134
  • Xi. Foreign Translations 146
  • Xii. What Will We Do with It? 158
  • Bibliography 173
  • Appendix Representative Productions of Federal Theatre 175
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